Mumbai, July 12
Sixteen personnel on the Raj Bhavan in south Mumbai have examined coronavirus constructive, a civic official mentioned on Sunday.
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari denied experiences that he’s in self-isolation, a Raj Bhavan official mentioned.
“I’m completely alright, and never in self-isolation. I underwentrelevant checks, the results of which got here unfavourable.
“There are no symptoms of COVID-19 either,” Koshyari mentioned in an announcement.
He mentioned he was discharging his obligation by strictly adhering to coronavirus protocols like social distancing and carrying a masks.
The staffers on the Raj Bhavan who examined constructive have been quarantined of their residential premises at Raj Bhavan itself, the official mentioned.
If the Raj Bhavan administration asks for an institutional quarantine, the civic physique would shift them to the quarantine facility, the official mentioned.
BMC’s D ward has sanitized and disinfected Raj Bhavan premises infrequently, he mentioned. “If required, the BMC would make available its medical staff to assist doctors and medical staff at Raj Bhavan,” the official mentioned.
He mentioned two individuals at Raj Bhavan not too long ago examined constructive and the Mumbai municipal company requested different employees to get themselves examined.
Accordingly, 100 staffers had been examined by which experiences of 14 individuals got here out constructive. This takes the entire variety of constructive instances at Raj Bhavan to 16, the official mentioned.
Among those that examined constructive are senior employees members at Raj Bhavan, sources there mentioned.
Maharashtra, India’s worst-hit state, registered a report single-day soar of 8,139 new instances on Saturday, taking the state’s tally to 2,46,600 constructive instances. PTI